[ic] Re: Adding admin users

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 15:20:00 EDT 2005

> > Can anyone tell me how to add admin users or point me toward some docs
> > on the subject?  I would add them to access.asc manually but it looks
> > like the password in there is encrypted.
> Yeah, it could be encrypted. 
> I don't remember offhand if it is by default simple Unix crypt (in that
> case the encrypted password has 13 characters), or it's MD5 digest. 
> In any case, you can create the encrypted pwds with:
> 1) makepasswd --crypt
>    makepasswd --crypt-md5
> 2) or help yourself with htpasswd/htpasswd2 and htdigest/htdigest2 
>    that come with apache (htpasswd for crypt(), htdigest for MD5):
>    htpasswd2 -c /tmp/temp test 
>    htdigest2 -c /tmp/temp test test 

Perfect, thanks guys.

- Grant

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